AMUM Closed, October 1 through October 17, 2021
AMUM will be closed during the installation of new exhibitions. Join us on October 18th for "Writing in Three Dimensions: Myth and Metaphor in Ancient Egypt" and "Sam Wang: Acts of Persistent Discoveries."
MASK/SOCIAL DISTANCING POLICY: Masks are required for all visitors. Please wear a mask at all times when indoors and practice social distancing.
Visit the Museum
Come visit AMUM! Admission is always free.
Every day is a good day to visit AMUM, but Saturdays are especially pleasant, because the beautiful UofM campus is calm and parking in the Central lot is free.
Hours & Admission
AMUM is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except on University holidays and between temporary exhibitions. For details concerning closing dates, contact AMUM at 901.678.2224. CONTACT EMAIL HERE
AMUM offers guided group tours of the Museum free of charge for groups of 10 or more. Tours may be scheduled Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tours last approximately one hour. To schedule a tour, call AMUM at 901.678.2224.
Tours should be booked two weeks prior to the requested tour date.
If a tour must be canceled, AMUM should be notified as soon as possible
To receive an Educator's Guide to the Egyptian Collection, e-mail the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology.
Buses must park in the Connolly Parking lot accessible off Poplar Avenue near Deloach street. Bus drivers are encouraged to drop off students and chaperones before parking. The best place to drop off visitors is Central Avenue Parking lot. Bus drivers should note that the lot in which they must park is directly behind the Central lot, but only accessible off of Poplar.
Museum Safety and Preservation Rules:
- Objects and cases should never be touched.
- No food, beverages or smoking allowed.
- Briefcases, shopping bags, umbrellas, backpacks, and other bulky items should be checked at the front desk.
- Photography is always prohibited in Ancient Egyptian Collection.
- Notes should be taken with pencils only.
Directions and Visitor Parking
Please note the following parking advice: Parking is free Fridays after 4:00pm and on weekends in the Central Avenue parking lot. The parking garage is three dollars per hour and incurs a fee up to 15 dollars per day.
3750 Norriswood Dr.
142 Communication & Fine Art Building
Memphis, TN 38152